The Washington State Bar Association’s mission is to serve the public and the members of the Bar, ensure the integrity of the legal profession, and to champion justice.
As such, WSBA is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion within the legal profession, and is dedicated to understanding and responding to the conditions which exist for all lawyers in Washington. In 2013, the Bar approved the Diversity and Inclusion Plan. The plan rests on a fundamental assumption that WSBA’s commitment to its own culture of inclusion and cultural competence provides the best foundation for meaningful progress.
In 2012, WSBA took the first step in developing an organizational road map informed by the demographics of its membership. The results of this membership study were:
As a result, we are pleased to present the results of the membership study:
Using the data and information collected from the membership study informed and guided our organization to create and approve our first-ever Diversity and Inclusion Plan.
Helping WSBA serve the public and advance justice
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